All posts tagged with: Wayne Rooney

Man City 1-1 Everton: different ideals

Manchester City’s draw with Everton on Monday night, which saw Wayne Rooney’s opener cancelled out by Raheem Sterling’s late strike, staged two teams with different ideals. City favoured fluid, passing football which saw them create numerous openings and be the more prominent side, despite playing half the match with a man disadvantage. Everton’s attacks revolved… Read more →

Everton Season Preview: Toffees back on track?

Football’s traditionalists will argue a seventh place finish should be the minimum expectation for a club of Everton’s stature and history. However, it is hard to see 16/17 as anything other than a year of impressive progress under Ronald Koeman, following the chaos of the previous regime. Supporter Adam Partington from the excellent Grand Old Team speaks to The Football Lab… Read more →